Iran's president accuses the U.S. Congress of meddling in the nuclear deal. The White House will remove Cuba from the terrorism-sponsor list. And Europe files an anti-trust case against Google. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.
Diane invites listeners to join a discussion of what some reviewers called Philip Roth’s most powerful political novel. It presents an alternate world in which Charles Lindbergh defeats FDR in the 1940 presidential election.
- James Thurber professor and director of the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies at American University
- Kate Lehrer author, most recently of "Confessions of a Bigamist."
- Ron Charles fiction editor at The Washington Post
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